100 Word Wednesday: Week 98

Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? I’ve been on a little unintentional hiatus from social media and blogging after our Paris trip! NaNoWriMo + Gaming +Homeschooling +Latin + Adulting = little sleep or extra time for blogging! Never one not to rise {eventually} to … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 98

City of Lights

Photo by Paul Gaudriault City of Lights I’d always thought of planning a trip to Paris. In my youth, I had grand thoughts of ‘finding myself’ as I traversed the European countryside. Those dreams, scoffed; left to die in fear and irksome day-to-day life, were never really forgotten. Merely shelved for future dreams. Adventures. Walking the streets with my camera, eating delectable pastries, sipping coffee … Continue reading City of Lights

Comfort

Comfort can take many forms, be in what makes you comfortable {my gown and comfy robe} and what is comforting {nature, writing, drawing, coffee, tea, cookies, my boys, homeschooling, family, home}. Nothing helps me through my days like my faith in God. Through Him, all things are possible. Though just having faith that there’s something bigger than myself, than my life, is such a comfort. … Continue reading Comfort

100 Word Wednesday: Week 89

Image by Bikurgurl Welcome! I’ve been letting you tell the stories of my adventures this summer…this beauty is closer to home – the Seattle Aquarium! I love sharing our adventures with you 🙂 Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image?   Interested in joining us? … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 89

Feed the Birds: Seagulls

We love the seagulls! As transplants to Seattle, we quickly found one of our favorite spots was on the Seattle waterfront. At a restaurant called Ivars, where feeding the seagulls has been encouraged for as long as the place has been in business. Out of town guests love the novelty of the experience year-round. While I never otherwise suggest feeding wild animals, particularly birds who … Continue reading Feed the Birds: Seagulls

100 Word Wednesday: Week 83

Image by Bikurgurl Welcome! Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image?   Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 83

‘I hear the mountains calling and I must go’

‘…I hear the mountains calling me and I must go.’ – John Muir It was gorgeous this week, but I need a grey day to catch up on chores and reading at home! But it’s true: when the mountain is out in Seattle, you’ve got to go out and enjoy it!! I took this image with my iPhone while on the I-90 Floating Bridge. The … Continue reading ‘I hear the mountains calling and I must go’

Here is our Homeschool

Hello! I’m Kelly, aka Bikurgurl, and these are my boys: my husband, Jeff, and our children. Image: Bikurgurl We love to travel and devour stories in books, on screens, and through our own creations. Our interest-led learning style of homeschooling is an eclectic mix of Unschooling and Gameschooling, with a dash of parent-led initiatives. This family image from last fall was at Universal Studios after … Continue reading Here is our Homeschool

100 Word Wednesday: Week 69

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check my … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 69